Category: Premiere

BlackBook Premieres Millionyoung’s new EP ‘Materia’

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The people over at BlackBook graciously are streaming Millionyoung’s brand new EP Materia!  The 5 track EP, which is the follow up to the 2013 full-length Variable, will be officially released July 29th here on Old Flame.



Wondering Sound Premiere The Coasts- “I Just Wanna Be A Star”


The kind folks over at Wondering Sound recently premiered the rocking tune, ”I Just Wanna Be A Star” off of their record, ‘Racilia.’ Speaking towards the songs driving energy, Wondering Sound, used an imaginative example of being lost in a foreign land to describes the duo’s prowess as rock outfit.

Impose Premiere’s The Coasts “Us Against The World”

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In an in-depth piece put together by the kind folks over at Impose, Arkansas band, The Coasts, had their single, ‘Us Against The World’ premiere along side a detailed interview. Speaking about the bands impressive intiative to make huge sounds despite only being a duo, the piece features insight on The Coasts’ recording process with their album, ‘Racilia.’

Stereogum Premiere Mean Creek’s My Madeline Video


On the release day of their newest record, Stereogum premiered the video for single, ‘My Madeline.’ Talking about the spooky feel out the video itself, Sterogum went onto talk about the intricate harmonies between vocalists Chris Keene and Aurore Ounian as they build off eachother effortlessly.

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Brooklyn Vegan Premiere Dead Stars’ “Someone Else”


With their new album, Slumber, set to be released on June 17 via Old Flame, rockers, Dead Stars, recently had their single, ‘Someone Else,’ premiere over at Brooklyn Vegan. The post talks about Dead Stars 90′s sound, “catchy, crunch brand of pop should appeal to who remembers college radio in the Clinton years.”

Stereogum Premiere Mean Creek’s ‘Johnny Allen’


In anticipation of their record, Stereogum premiered Mean Creek’s track, ‘Johnny Allen’ from Local Losers. Speaking about the song’s intensity and inherent energy, Steroegum went on to say,  ”the chorus is killer, both for its high-flying male-female harmonies and its simple, incisive lyrics.”

‘Bazooka Joe’ Video by TOONS Premiers on Bedford + Bowery


With TOONS self-tilted debut coming out next week via Old Flame, the folks over at Bedford and Bowery have just premiered the video for track, ‘Bazooka Joe.’ Talking about it’s simplicity and free-form style, the article features a quick interview with TOONS that talks about the exciting and fun nature of both the video and the music.

Be sure to go see TOONS at Pianos on Wednesday (3/19) alongside Shark?Mean CreekGross Relations andLife Size Maps.

Noisey Premiere ‘My Madeline’ by Mean Creek

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Off their forthcoming record, ‘Local Losers,’ the folks over at Noisey recently premiered the second single from Mean Creek, with their track, ‘My Madeline.’ Talking about how friendly and awesome Mean Creek are as a band, Noisey touched on the reassuring qualities found within ‘My Madeline(‘s)’ lyrics and the ‘sugary’ quality of Chris Keene’s vocals as Aurore backs him up with “scuzzed up guitars.” Noisey also compared Mean Creek to Sebadoh, for making great use of the minor chord.

‘Local Losers’ is out April 8th via Old Flame Records.

Rookie Mag Premiere ‘Black and Studs’ Video by Potty Mouth


Off their debut album, ‘Hell Bent’ Potty Mouth have just had their video for, “Black and Studs” premier over at Rookie Mag. Rookie described the track as being the, ‘holy trinity of punk,’ as Potty Mouth perform about, ”honesty, authenticity, and rebellion.” The premier also featured a great interview with Abby and Ally about what it’s been like since releasing the record and the all the stuff that comes with it.

‘Fingers’ Video by Shark? Premieres on MTV


Brooklyn rockers, Shark?, have released yet another quirky video to accompany one their tracks. Off their 2013 record, ‘Savior,’ Shark? pieced together strings of footage taken from various tours in 2013 to play underneath, “Fingers.” in MTV’s Premier, they described the video as a, “seizure-inducing barrage of images matches perfectly the frantic quality of the song.” Bassist, Andy Kinsey also mentioned in the piece, that Shark?’s tours are often like embarking on a journey with the 3 Stooges, which is pretty well encapsulated in the video!